Stories about "Events"
What gives? Ideas from the Bates Alumni Holiday Gift Guide

Friday, December 1, 2023 12:08 pm

The annual alumni gift guide debuted three years ago and has become one of the most popular Bates Alumni online offerings. since.

Slideshow: Plastic-bag swan, name-tag kilt, and cardboard giant on stilts elevate the Trashion Show

Thursday, November 16, 2023 5:00 am

See Bates students on the Trashion runway in fashions crafted from cardboard boxes, name tags, plastic bags, transit cards, zero-balance gift cards, face masks, newspapers, paper banners, bubble wrap, sticky notes, and paperback book pages.

A Veterans Day moment at Bates, ‘all that has been sacrificed and shared’

Friday, November 10, 2023 2:50 pm

Sophia Cattallani ’25 of Skaneateles, N.Y., kept her trumpet zipped in her…

FAQ: What to expect at the inauguration of Bates College President Garry W. Jenkins

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 10:55 am

Bates will install a new president for only the eighth time in its 168-year history.

Campus Construction Update: Sept. 15, 2023

Tuesday, September 12, 2023 2:12 pm

The renovated Chase Hall is “absolutely fantastic and ready to bring students and faculty back,” President Garry Jenkins stated at the building’s reopening on Sept. 7.

Video: Ready for their 2023 Bates Commencement closeups

Friday, June 2, 2023 2:20 pm

As bleary-eyed seniors slowly arrived on Commencement morning, we were there, inviting them to pose for slow-motion portraits. Slow no more!

Picture Story: Bates Baccalaureate 2023

Friday, June 2, 2023 1:20 pm

An immersive Picture Story shares images of Bates seniors pausing at Baccalaureate to remember, rejoice, and give thanks.

Bates students present their innovation businesses at the Annual Bobcat Ventures Pitch Competition, held in Keck Classroom of Pettengill Hall with a reception in Commons. These 10 students worked extremely hard to deliver strong business pitches in this year's competition and the bar has been raised again by yet. The panel of alumni judges included Emma Sprague '10, Ben Schippers '04, and Pranav Ghai '93 with expert knowledge in an array of fields. This year's winners include: 1st: Jacob Iwowo for "Up Next Academy" and Abby Segal for "Magic by Abby Segal" will recieve $4,000 each 2nd: Grace Biddle for "Nesca$h" and Richie Nuzum with Gus McAllister for "Crave Swipe" will recieve $1,000 each Here are all the names of this year's list of students who participated: David Ingram, Indexify Jacob Iwowo, Up Next Academy Grace Biddle, Nesca$h Vova Sosnovskii, Maine Boost Abby Segal, Magic by Abby Segal Julia Newell, Hear You Know Me Richie Nuzum & Gus McAllister, Crave Swipe Bobby Dall & Ciaran Bardong '22, Dose
Soccer and magic: Announcing the $12,000 winning pitches at the 2023 Bobcat Ventures competition

Friday, April 14, 2023 10:52 am

Abby Segal '23 and Jacob Iwowo '23 won first-place prizes for startups that focus on access and community, in two very different realms: magic and soccer.

Keeping it real as Bates’ record-setting admission season hits the home stretch

Thursday, April 13, 2023 1:34 pm

A record 8,937 prospective students applied to Bates this year. And on April 3, a dozen of those newly admitted students made their way to a Pettengill Hall classroom to get a real taste of Bates academics.

Video: Spend a minute with Mount David Summit 2023

Friday, April 7, 2023 1:12 pm

Enjoy a minute of fast-paced but slow-motion moments from this year's Mount David Summit, captured by Theophil Syslo, multimedia producer for Bates Communications.

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